This is what I'm inspired by right now- making artwork based on the gorgeous prints and patterns of days long gone by. I love the colours, the floral patterns, the hand-drawn look of many of the designs. They don't pussy-foot around, they're bold, strong vibrant patterns that sit so perfectly in the modern white washed homes of today.
It's funny how nostalgic we can be for eras we weren't even around for. 40's, 50's, 60's, 70's (I was a 70's baby but can't remember a thing)... now the 80's, a time I can actually recall, well, 80's fabric just doesn't do it for me at all...
I'm very happy with the first designs I've produced and playing around with colourways is fun. I'd like to get some of these new prints blown up a little larger that usual. But before that I have to frame and photograph the A4 ones I've produced so far.
Waiting for good photograph taking light in this weather requires a lot of patience.
Back soon. Hopefully.